There are many types of bathtubs on the market. The two most common ones are acrylic bathtubs and ceramic bathtubs. However, due to the high cost performance and good performance of acrylic bathtubs, they are more popular with most owners. Of course, it does not mean that the acrylic bathtub has an absolute advantage, and the ceramic bathtub also has its own advantages. So which one is the best of these two materials? The following MAVAW (ZHEJIANG) SMART HOME CO., LTD. will introduce to you. The advantages and disadvantages of acrylic bathtub and ceramic bathtub are analyzed and compared, so that everyone can buy a bathtub that is more suitable for their family when purchasing.
1. Acrylic bathtub
The advantages of acrylic bathtub
①The heat transfer of the acrylic bathtub is very slow, so the heat preservation effect is good, even in the cold winter, the skin will not feel "cold" when it touches the surface of the acrylic bathtub. When the human body collides with the acrylic bathtub, it generally does not hurt the body. It is the necessary material for the manufacture of luxury bathtubs.
②Acrylic bathtub has a certain degree of self-healing characteristics. If the surface of the acrylic bathtub is scratched, the bathtub itself will have a certain degree of self-healing function. And the surface of the acrylic bathtub is smooth and white, easy to clean.
③ Cast iron bathtubs are the most high-end, but the most expensive, followed by steel bathtubs and acrylic bathtubs. List the prices of some acrylic bathtubs from the three brands of Huida, Eagle, and American Standard. You can probably know the price of acrylic bathtubs after reading them, which can measure your consumption.
④Acrylic is a by-product extracted from deep-sea oil. Compared with cast iron and steel bathtubs, the raw material cost of making bathtubs is much lower, and the performance is very good, so it has price advantages and stronger market competitiveness.
2. Ceramic bathtub
The ceramic bathtub is made of ceramic clay, and the appearance of the glazed surface is high, which improves the overall grade of the bathroom. The advantages are good viewing, thick material and durable use. But the shortcomings are also obvious. It is bulky and difficult to transport, and it is afraid of bumping.
3. Comprehensive comparison
Compared with the two, the acrylic bathtub has slow heat transfer and good thermal insulation. Compared with the ceramic bathtub, it can give people a warm and comfortable feeling when it touches the body surface, and it will not hurt too much when it touches the body. However, it should be noted that the bottom of the acrylic bathtub should be covered with yellow sand cement paste when it is installed.